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District 2 Supervisor Derrell Washington gladly handed out sanitizer and masks Friday morning.
The Helena-West Helena Police Department said Friday they have recovered a body from the Mississippi River and have sent it for an autopsy to the Arkansas State Crime Lab.
STONEVILLE, Miss. -- Rice harvest is approaching in the Mississippi Delta, and early signs point to good yields in 2020.
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Waller won’t ‘go’ to DNC in August



Jen Waller was all set to go represent Coahoma County and the Mississippi Delta as a delegate at the 2020 Democratic National Convention, and while she will still represent us, she won’t go.

The convention is Aug. 17 to 20 at the Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee, Wisc., but it will be meeting virtually due to the coronavirus pandemic. It is unlikely Waller, a Clarksdale native and currently the director of the Coahoma County Higher Education Center, will be able to attend the convention, but she will be able to cast her votes as a delegate and hopes to use her experience to make a difference.

William Slaughter

William Slaughter, 73, of Tutwiler died Monday, July 20, 2020 at Baptist Hospital in Oxford.

A viewing will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Friday, July 24, 2020 at Delta Burial Funeral Home in Clarksdale.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 25, 2020 at Frison Chapel Church Cemetery in Brazil, Miss.

Michael Anthony Pinkston

Michael Anthony Pinkston, 67, a medical technologist from Clarksdale, died July 20, 2020 at Northwest Mississippi Medical Center. Graveside services are 10 a.m. Friday July 24, 2020 at Memorial Gardens in Lyon with burial in the Memorial Gardens. Meredith-Nowell Funeral Home in Clarksdale is handling the arrangements.

Lillian Sbravati Borgognoni

Lillian Sbravati Borgognoni, 89, of Boyle, a retired Bookkeeper at the Woman's Clinic, died July 17, 2020 at St. Francis Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. Visitation is 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 21, 2020 at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Clarksdale. Funeral services are 11 a.m. Tuesday at St.

Mary Anderson Price

Mary Anderson Price, 67, of Clarksdale, died July 13, 2020.

Graveside services are 11 a.m. Saturday, July 25, 2020 at Beautiful Zion Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. LC Tyler II officiating. Burial is at Beautiful Zion Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation is 1 to 5 p.m. Friday, July 24, 2020.



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